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Books in True Books series

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    Robin S. Doak

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2015)
    Since co-founding the social networking site Facebook as a college student at Harvard University, Mark Zuckerberg has risen to become one of the most visible figures in the technology industry. Readers will learn how Zuckerberg created his groundbreaking web site, how Facebooks popularity spread throughout the world, and what he has planned for the future.
  • The Delaware Colony

    Kevin Cunningham

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2011)
    A True Book-The Thirteen Colonies Are you thrilled by true adventure stories? do you wonder how our founding fathers conquered the wilds of North America to create the United States? You'll experience it all in these books that tell the story of the brave men and women who escaped tyranny from across the ocean to forge a new world in 13 colonies that led to the birth of the United States of America.
  • Serving on a Jury

    Sarah De Capua

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Sept. 7, 2012)
    Learn just why juries are so important to U.S. society.A True Book: Civics series helps children become productive citizens by presenting core civic knowledge in a fun and engaging way. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study. While few people look forward to jury duty, it is a necessary part of the U.S. legal system. Readers will discover who is eligible for jury duty, how juries are selected, and which responsibilities jurors are tasked with.
  • The Homestead Act

    Elaine Landau

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2006)
    Takes readers on an amazing journey to a fascinating time in U.S. history when the country was going through dynamic changes and expanding westward, providing the keys to discovering the important people, places, and events that shaped the western United States.
  • The Krakatau Eruption

    Peter Benoit

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2011)
    The horror! The humanity! The heroes! Heart-stopping disasters from ships torn apart by icebergs to planes bursting into flames under mysterious circumstances and fiery volcanoes wiping out entire villages, these titles tackle true-life tales of man-made and natural disasters that enthrall and bewilder readers of all ages. Filled with facts and figures as well as characters both brave and tragic, this True Book series investigates the events leading up to a disaster, explores the causes, and ponders how the events changed, or could alter, history.
  • Beluga Whales

    Ann O. Squire

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2007)
    Describes the physical characteristics and social behaviors of the white whales that live in the Arctic.
  • The Choctaw

    Christin Ditchfield

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2005)
    Discusses the history, culture, religious beliefs, and contemporary life of the the Choctaw Indians.
  • The Thirteen Colonies

    Brendan January

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2001)
    Examines the creation of the original thirteen colonies in the United States, from the failed colony of Roanoke in 1587 to the formation of the Georgia colony in 1733.
  • Triceratops

    Elaine Landau

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2007)
    Describes the characteristics and probable behavior of this three-horned dinosaur, as well as theories about its extinction.
  • The Ute

    Kevin Cunningham, Peter Benoit

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2011)
  • The Constitution

    Christine Taylor-Butler

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2007)
    Discusses the meaning and purpose of a constitution; recounts reasons why people thought the United States needed one in the 1780s and the events of the Constitutional Convention; and describes the Constitution's main points and how it has changed.
  • The Aztec

    Andrew Santella

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, March 16, 2003)
    Describes the Aztec way of life, including their religion, society, capital city, and government.